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wsjt-x problems with windows 11 Icom 7300 USB sound hangs

Description of problem: WSJT and JTDX both stop receiving sound after about 2-3 hours when running on Win 11 with ICom 7300. This did not happen with my Raspberry Pi running the same rig. The ...
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IC7300 soundcard issues

I have a brand new Dell XPS laptop running windows 11 pro. The rig is an IC7300 which I had running WSJT-x (JTDX) as well as other digi modes using ham radio deluxe fine on an older (10 year old ...
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IC-7300 internal tuner failing when before tuning I have a 1.5:1 SWR?

I have an IC-7300 and have tried it with a couple of antennas. In each case the internal tuner works sometimes, and not others. That is not a surprise in itself, but sometimes when the untuned SWR is ...
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How do I set the spectrum scope gain on the Icom IC-7300?

I have an IC-7300. When observing weak signals, the spectrum scope has signal peaks that are way too small. Just now I was listening to a clearly audible CW signal that was easily heard but hardly ...
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After upgrading the firmware on my IC-7300, there's a new preset in a language I can't understand, what is it?

I recently upgraded the firmware on my Icom IC-7300 and a new menu item appeared: "Preset". I assume this is a way to save different radio configurations but I haven't looked into it yet. ...
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Is an Icom radio’s model ID info available via a CI-V command?

I have built a prototype device using an Arduino Nano Every which communicates (using CI-V commands) with Icom radios, to augment control of them. Currently I use the default addresses of the “target ...
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SWR of 1.5 -- use internal antenna tuner or not?

My IC-7300 has an internal antenna tuner that can handle a SWR of up to 3:1. The other day I noticed that a frequency I was transmitting on (the 40m FT8 frequency FWIW) has an SWR of 1.5 (was my first ...
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Why is IC-7300 transmitting at zero power in "Rig" split mode with WSJT-X and FT8?

I am successfully running FT8 with WSJT-X on Windows 10 with my IC-7300. I am using IC-7300 as the rig. On reading the official WSJT-X User Guide (and various ...
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Can I splice a random wire antenna?

I have an Icom AH-4 with a random wire antenna. I have a fence around my property that is 60 feet long by 70 feet wide. The outdoor tuner is placed at the begining of the 60 foot section which leads ...
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Icom 7300 low frequency broad-spectrum noise

What's causing these horizontal bands of noise? It's the middle of the day here in a low density city neighborhood. They were not present about 20 minutes ago; now they are even stronger and filling ...
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FLDigi Crashes When Trying to Load RigCAT Description File

I am trying to setup FLDigi with my ICOM-7300 via the USB connection so I can start using digital modes. Everytime I try to follow the instructions here, it doesn't work. Specifically, everytime I try ...
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What did I just do to my rig? Audio went crazy and had to reboot

Video I was experimenting with different settings on my IC-7300 and trying out manually controlling the RF Gain with AGC off. Too much gain for a moment caused audio clipping followed by the audio ...
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Is the ground on the back of the Icom IC-7300 an electrical or RF ground?

On the back of the Icom IC-7300 there's a ground connector: The manual goes on to say this: Is this an electrical or RF ground?
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